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Mosaic Plaque

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 100 B.C.E.-100 C.E.
    PERIOD Ptolemaic Period to Roman Period
    DIMENSIONS 3/16 × 1 7/8 in. (0.4 × 4.7 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Hexagonal mosaic glass slice. Dark blue ground. Conventionalized, star-shaped floral design of well-known type in light blue, yellow, red, white, and green. Condition: Slight chips on edges.
    CAPTION Mosaic Plaque, 100 B.C.E.-100 C.E. Glass, 3/16 × 1 7/8 in. (0.4 × 4.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 59.35.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 59.35.2_SL1.jpg)
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